Michael Rodd has exited Victorian jockey ranks and is headed to quarantine before resuming back where it all began two decades ago – Brisbane.
The historic Queanbeyan Cup on Sunday sees the in-form neighbouring ACT Nick Olive stable near a ‘good thing’ to upstage the locals and complete a regional Cups double in the TAB $35,000 feature with Pecuniary Interest.
Trainer Cliff Brown has called Top Knight as the horse to beat in Saturday’s $1 million Group 1 Singapore Gold Cup (2000m), but that doesn’t mean he has ruled out any of his three runners from stealing the race.
With half a dozen horses confirmed starters in the field for Saturday’s TAB Highway Handicap, Goulburn trainers own a ‘Big 6’ chance of an early ‘gong’ on The Gong Day at Kembla Grange.
The status of underdog and local hope sits just fine with trainer Kerry Parker as his stable star Think It Over flies the flag for Kembla Grange in Saturday’s $1m The Gong (1600m).